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by vannibombonato
Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How to change stopper ball setting on North Trust bar??
Replies: 4
Views: 563

How to change stopper ball setting on North Trust bar??

Hi there, just received my new 2012 North 5th element trust bar. I'm trying to figure how to change the setting of the stopper ball from the default "soft" to "hard", as i guess it would be more appropriate for old school tricks a-la deadman etc. Now, the manual mentions "rotating" the stopper ball,...
by vannibombonato
Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: trouble with jumping
Replies: 15
Views: 1817

Re: trouble with jumping

If i may add something, also remember: 1- Speed before jumping is key to get big air. Imagine how big is a jump of a car hitting a ramp at 10km/h vs. same car hitting same ramp at 100km/h. 2- The faster you send the kite the higher is the virtual ramp you are building. Just remember to send it past ...
by vannibombonato
Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Waiman windrange
Replies: 10
Views: 2537

Re: Waiman windrange

Hi, Anyone that can elighten me about waiman quiver windrange up to 10,5. Best regards, M I used to have a Smoke 9m and a Boss 12m, coupled with the Blunt 130. I weight around 84 kilos and am an intermediate rider. What i can tell you is that i found the Smoke to have an incredible wind range: i ha...
by vannibombonato
Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: "I do it my way" - Old School with Toby Braeuer - now online
Replies: 46
Views: 5645

Re: "I do it my way" - Old School with Toby Braeuer - now on

That's the why i'd love to be able riding...and i couldn't care less if performing a triple black blob blind rotated multiple converted powered mega uber low handle pass is more difficult...this is much more beautiful!!! imho... Toby, obviously well knowing that it's a matter of preferences as well ...
by vannibombonato
Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Anyone in Fuerteventura next 2-3 weeks? need some help!
Replies: 0
Views: 311

Anyone in Fuerteventura next 2-3 weeks? need some help!

Hi there, i've just booked a last minute to Fuerte form Aug 9th to the 23rd. As i didn't know whether i could have vacations, this was really a last second. I'll be traveling alone, at the moment i've only found an apartment in corralejo from 9th to 13th, but then i'll need to find something else. O...
by vannibombonato
Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: NE Brazil (Ceara) Update
Replies: 161
Views: 19898

Re: NE Brazil Update

But this also means, that the normal rainy season gonna be different expect wind when there is no one...nice! Hi Toby, i need some advice as i'm in the middle of a big dilemma... I'm basically evaluating whether it can be worth to make a 10-14 days max trip in NE Brazil (was thinking aroun...
by vannibombonato
Thu Oct 28, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Be careful with investments in Venezuela
Replies: 67
Views: 9737

Re: Be careful with investments in Venezuela

Been in Margarita-Coche last year's new years eve with a bunch of mates. Worst vacation ever, and i've travelled across all 5 continents. Place sucks, zero services, constant sense of danger, witnessed two robberies, i frankly sweared to myself to never-ever go back to Venezuela. A friend of mine wa...
by vannibombonato
Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where to go for kitesurfing in January?
Replies: 11
Views: 9009

Re: Where to go for kitesurfing in January?

Any suggestions? cheers henrik Last place i would go is Venezuela: been there last new year's eve (Coche and Margarita) and found it to be one of the least turistic-friendly places on earth, and i've visited many. Me and all of my friends shared the same opinion: never go back there, no matter what...
by vannibombonato
Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: correct launching
Replies: 27
Views: 3114

Re: correct launching

Kiter is the one who should walk around and position himself. Launcher should stand still, basically dont move an inch, let go only once kiter gives the go, if and only the launcher is sure kiter has line in orders and is in the right positioning (90 degrees to wind give or take depending on wind st...
by vannibombonato
Sat Aug 28, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Naish Park
Replies: 186
Views: 35162

Re: Naish Park

Dears, Reading this post makes me really interested in the Park. Few questions: 1- Are you riders that have actually tried it and are currently raving about it "independent" or affiliated in any way with Naish? Don't want to sound suspicious, it's just that I'm quite surprised by this 100% enthusias...

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